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Great Auk Pinguinus impennis



Family: Alcidae (Auks)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was formerly distributed across the north Atlantic, but is now Extinct as a result of hunting pressure. The last live bird was seen in 1852.

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Population trend:

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Pinguinus impennis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2017.